Private Asset Management Raised Public Storage (PSA) Position By $1.22 Million; Greif, Inc. (GEF) Covered By 4 Bulls

Private Asset Management Inc increased Public Storage Inc. (PSA) stake by 315.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Private Asset Management Inc acquired 5,705 shares as Public Storage Inc. (PSA)’s stock declined 5.00%. The Private Asset Management Inc holds 7,515 shares with $1.61 million value, up from 1,810 last quarter. Public Storage Inc. now has $32.85 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.91% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $188.75. About 1.11 million shares traded or 20.69% up from the average. Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) has declined 14.14% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.84% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Greif (NYSE:GEF), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Greif has $72.0 highest and $40 lowest target. $57.50’s average target is 0.79% above currents $57.05 stock price. Greif had 37 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 2 by Bank of America. BMO Capital Markets maintained Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) rating on Wednesday, December 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $57.0 target. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, May 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, April 24. As per Thursday, June 8, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GEF in report on Friday, November 24 with “Hold” rating. DA Davidson downgraded Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) on Friday, September 2 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) earned “Underperform” rating by DA Davidson on Monday, November 21. See Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) latest ratings:

02/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
13/12/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Sell New Target: $47.0 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $54 Upgrade
24/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $66.0 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain
01/09/2017 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade

Among 17 analysts covering Public Storage (NYSE:PSA), 2 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. Public Storage has $275 highest and $184.0 lowest target. $217.37’s average target is 15.16% above currents $188.75 stock price. Public Storage had 61 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, November 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, November 27. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 9. The company was initiated on Thursday, July 23 by Robert W. Baird. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 1 report. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs upgraded Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) on Monday, October 31 to “Neutral” rating. Zacks downgraded Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) on Monday, August 24 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Private Asset Management Inc decreased Carnival Corp Cl A (NYSE:CCL) stake by 6,100 shares to 7,650 valued at $494,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 12,131 shares and now owns 181,573 shares. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Greif, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 22.47 million shares or 0.15% more from 22.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Peak6 Invs Lp holds 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) or 856 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). 4,866 were reported by Pnc Fincl Svcs. Moreover, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys has 0% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). 144,828 are held by Parametric Assocs Limited Liability Corp. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny owns 41,031 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 8,150 shares. 2,751 are owned by Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 9 shares. Cutter And Com Brokerage holds 0.32% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) or 13,918 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Northern Corporation stated it has 0.01% in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF). Blackrock reported 2.67M shares. Secor Cap Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF) for 39,762 shares.

Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $5,514 activity. Shares for $5,514 were sold by LINGREL DOUGLAS W on Wednesday, September 27.

Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products. The company has market cap of $2.83 billion. It operates in five divisions: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management. It has a 23 P/E ratio. The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services.

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